Croatia Airlines is among the world's safest air carriers, according to a survey by the specialised web portal AirlineRatings.com, the company said on Monday.
The survey covered 448 airlines and the portal gave CA the highest rating in civilian air traffic safety.
The rankings are based on annual flight safety analyses, audits by relevant aviation bodies and civilian air traffic agencies, national audits of individual airlines, expert opinions by leading aviation associations, and the number of fatal accidents.
According to AirlineRatings.com, 2013 was the safest year for passengers since 1945.
CA is ranked among 137 of the safest global airlines, alongside Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand, Emirates, Cathay Pacific Airways, All Nipon Airways, Etihad Airways and others.